Supporting the victims of the Beirut explosions in France. Rallying for financial assistance for the arts community in Germany. Demanding justice for victims of femicide in Chile and Turkey. Coming together to pressure the government into providing better work protections.

Women throughout the world are taking to the streets. Here are seven images of protest from this month.

Women shout slogans during a protest femicide and domestic violence, in Istanbul, on Aug. 5. The ruling AK Party is considering withdrawing from the Council of Europe's Istanbul Convention, which is aimed at curbing violence against women. (Murad Sezer/Reuters)
Women shout slogans during a protest femicide and domestic violence, in Istanbul, on Aug. 5. The ruling AK Party is considering withdrawing from the Council of Europe's Istanbul Convention, which is aimed at curbing violence against women. (Murad Sezer/Reuters)
People gather during a demonstration on Aug. 9 to show solidarity with Beirut at Trocadero square in Paris. (Julien de Rosa/Shutterstock)
People gather during a demonstration on Aug. 9 to show solidarity with Beirut at Trocadero square in Paris. (Julien de Rosa/Shutterstock)
Women protest the death of 16-year-old Ambar Cornejo on Aug. 7. Cornejo's body was found inside her relative's house. (Rodrigo Garrido/Reuters)
Women protest the death of 16-year-old Ambar Cornejo on Aug. 7. Cornejo's body was found inside her relative's house. (Rodrigo Garrido/Reuters)
A demonstrator looks on during a Black Lives Matter protest outside Tottenham police station in London, on Aug. 8. (Simon Dawson/Reuters)
A demonstrator looks on during a Black Lives Matter protest outside Tottenham police station in London, on Aug. 8. (Simon Dawson/Reuters)
A group of flamenco dancers perform in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, on Aug. 9 during a demonstration calling for more financial support to face the coronavirus pandemic. (Felipe Trueba/Shutterstock)
A group of flamenco dancers perform in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, on Aug. 9 during a demonstration calling for more financial support to face the coronavirus pandemic. (Felipe Trueba/Shutterstock)
600,000 of India's one million Accredited Social Health Activists, who are acting as contact tracers, went on strike to demand better pay and protection during the pandemic. (T. Narayan/Bloomberg)
600,000 of India's one million Accredited Social Health Activists, who are acting as contact tracers, went on strike to demand better pay and protection during the pandemic. (T. Narayan/Bloomberg)
Women protest the postponement of the upcoming presidential election in El Alto, Bolivia, on Aug. 3. Bolivia's highest electoral authority delayed presidential elections from Sept. 6 to Oct. 18, the third time the vote has been moved. (Juan Karita/AP)
Women protest the postponement of the upcoming presidential election in El Alto, Bolivia, on Aug. 3. Bolivia's highest electoral authority delayed presidential elections from Sept. 6 to Oct. 18, the third time the vote has been moved. (Juan Karita/AP)

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